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Poland / 26-07-2015

A game spreading an antisemitic story was banned in Poznan

A game spreading an antisemitic story was banned in Poznan

A game spreading an antisemitic story about sacramental bread desecration was banned by Poznan’s Archbishop. It was found that two churches in Poznan are spreading antisemitic story according to which Jews desecrated the ...

Russia / 26-07-2015

Judge dismissed for antisemitic post

A district court judge from Russia's Udmurtia republic was dismissed from his post this week for posting an antisemitic remark on Facebook two years ago.  At the time, Ivan Orsinin uploaded a picture of ...

France / 26-07-2015

French court summons Le Pen over gas chamber comments

French court summons Le Pen over gas chamber comments

Veteran far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen will appear in court over comments made in April in which he repeated that "gas chambers were a detail" of World War II.    A source close ...

Romania / 24-07-2015

Romania outlaws Holocaust denial

Romania outlaws Holocaust denial

The World Jewish Congress praised Romanian President Klaus Iohannis for enacting a law that makes it illegal to deny the Holocaust.  “We congratulate President Iohannis for his strong stand against fascism, antisemitism and ...

Britain / 22-07-2015

Twitter creates 'safety centre' to help deal with antisemitism online

Twitter creates 'safety centre' to help deal with antisemitism online

Twitter has created a ‘Safety Centre’ which will help users to understand and utilise the site’s tools against abuse.  The resource was created with the help of the Community Security Trust, who worked with ...

United States / 22-07-2015

Safety training offered to orthodox Jews in Brooklyn as self-defense against antisemitism

Safety training offered to orthodox Jews in Brooklyn as self-defense against antisemitism

New York - A new version of martial arts is being taught to and practiced by Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn.  CBS2’s Scott Rapoport talked to a man who has been called the ...

Russia / 22-07-2015

Russian 'Miss Charming' loses title after being exposed as Neo-Nazi

Russian 'Miss Charming' loses title after being exposed as Neo-Nazi

After a series of vitriolic social media postings exposed the Russian Football Premier League's newly crowned “Miss Charming” as a racist and dedicated neo-Nazi, organizers of the Miss Premier League ...

Britain / 21-07-2015

Christian campaign in the fight against antisemitism

Christian campaign in the fight against antisemitism

Christians United For Israel (CUFI) is a British association, through which churches, organizations and individuals from the UK can take action to support Israel.   The association launched its first campaign against the revival ...

Britain / 19-07-2015

Builder fined for racially abusing strictly Orthodox man

A builder who abused an Orthodox man who tried to stop him from urinating on a wall has been ordered to pay £795.    Jakub Kawczynski, 33, admitted engaging in religiously aggravated verbal harassment ...

Germany / 16-07-2015

New reporting system of antisemitic incidents in Berlin

Website for research and information on antisemitism which began its operations in January this year, announced on Thursday in Berlin that it inaugurated a new website where Berlin residents can report antisemitic ...

Australia / 16-07-2015

NFL hopeful apologizes for 'Jews killed Jesus' tweets

NFL hopeful apologizes for 'Jews killed Jesus' tweets

Jarryd Hayne, 27, a former Australian rugby star player, readying for a tryout with the National Football League (NFL), has apologized for a series of "hurtful" tweets in which he blamed the Jews for ...

Britain / 16-07-2015

BDS activists admit they are boycotting Jewish businesses

BDS activists admit they are boycotting Jewish businesses

When one of the activists at the Israel Advocacy Movement went undercover at a BDS protest of McDonald’s in Shadwell, London. The activists admitted they were not boycotting Israeli businesses – but all ...

United States / 16-07-2015

WATCH: Jewish Senator shuts down antisemitic C-SPAN caller

WATCH: Jewish Senator shuts down antisemitic C-SPAN caller

Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) appeared on Washington Journal to discuss the Iran deal and faced questions about his loyalty to America because of his Jewish faith.  “Mr. Cardin looks like a regular white guy, ...

Israel / 13-07-2015

Israeli caricaturists mobilize to fight BDS via Facebook

Israeli caricaturists mobilize to fight BDS via Facebook

Israeli diplomacy has been diligently working in recent months to thwart the efforts of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), and now the country is receiving assistance from an unlikely group: Illustrators.  A new ...

United States / 13-07-2015

Watchdog slams C-SPAN for allowing uncontested antisemitic, anti-Israel rants by callers

Watchdog slams C-SPAN for allowing uncontested antisemitic, anti-Israel rants by callers

A major media watchdog blasted C-SPAN for consistently broadcasting antisemitic and anti-Israel rants from callers without interruption or clarification on the network’s daily morning talk show, Washington Journal.  The Committee for Accuracy in Middle ...

Germany / 12-07-2015

Desecration of Jewish memorial: two men prosecuted

Following the increasing dissemination of antisemitic posters and desecration of Jewish memorial, two men were sentenced in Limburg to probation. In the appeal proceedings on Friday, the accused, 26 years old, was ...

France / 12-07-2015

Marine Le Pen is willing to remove National Front members who support the BDS movement!

Marine Le Pen is willing to remove National Front members who support the BDS movement!

National Front leader, Marine Le Pen, condemned "antisemitism and racist movement BDS" (boycott, divestment, sanctions), of which several members of her party are enthusiastic supporters.  According to Tomer Orni of the European Jewish ...

France / 12-07-2015

Islamist leader linked to anti-Jewish terror plot jailed

Islamist leader linked to anti-Jewish terror plot jailed

A French court on Friday jailed the leader of a local Islamist group for nine years for "criminal association with a terrorist group."  Mohamed Achamlane, 37, the leader of Forsane Alizza, also ...

Britain / 10-07-2015

Fine for antisemitic Twits

Fine for antisemitic Twits

Meet John Curchod of Staplecross, in the UK.   He’s 60, apparently works as a management consultant, and is a vile antisemite who harasses Jews.     But there’s a happy ending. At least for now.   From Magistrates’ court round-up:   John Churchod (aged 60) of ...

Netherlands / 10-07-2015

FC Utrecht fined for antisemitic chants at Ajax match

The Dutch football association on Friday fined FC Utrecht  10,000 Euros ($11,195) and ordered it to play its next home game against Ajax with one of its stands empty following the chants ...

The Palestinian authority / 10-07-2015

Abbas recalls ambassador for his antisemitic statement

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas recalled his ambassador to Chile, Imad Nabil Jadaa, after the latter made blatant antisemitic remarks during a conference.   A video recently surfaced of Jadaa saying that Israel was created ...

France / 08-07-2015

France Télévisions is launching a major advertising campaign against racism and antisemitism

France Télévisions is launching a major advertising campaign against racism and antisemitism

How to purify, digest, rinse antisemitism and racism and fight them ... France Télévisions has found a solution with four magic products, two in one. Using an air purifier one can clean ...

Germany / 08-07-2015

German editor regrets antisemitic slur against Kirill Petrenko

The programme director of NDR public radio, Barbara Mirow, has published a statement of regret that her site published an unfavourable comparison between the heroic German conductor Christian Thielemann and the Berlin Philharmonic’s incoming conductor, Kirill Petrenko, ...

United States / 07-07-2015

U.S. mayors call on European counterparts to condemn antisemitism

U.S. mayors call on European counterparts to condemn antisemitism

Mayors from several major U.S. cities have signed on to an initiative calling on American mayors to ask their European counterparts to condemn antisemitism. The Mayors United Against Antisemitism initiative, which was launched by ...

United States / 07-07-2015

Sacramento Rabbi calls on Amazon to stop selling books denying Holocaust

Sacramento Rabbi calls on Amazon to stop selling books denying Holocaust

A week after Amazon stopped selling Confederate flags in the wake of a deadly shooting, Jewish organizations are calling on Amazon to ban books denying the Holocaust.  Sacramento Rabbi Mendy Cohen is leveling ...

United States / 06-07-2015

PA House of Representatives condemns BDS movement

PA House of Representatives condemns BDS movement

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives today unanimously approved HR 370, a resolution condemning the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and its activities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for seeking to undermine ...

Germany / 05-07-2015

‘Rent a Jew’: German group launches program to stave off antisemitism

‘Rent a Jew’: German group launches program to stave off antisemitism

Janusz Korczak Academy launched a “Rent a Jew” project in late June that seeks to create contact between German Jews and non-Jewish Germans.  In a telephone interview with The Jerusalem Post on Thursday, a ...